Assurant, Inc. (Assurant) is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in providing specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected other international markets. Its four segments include Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health and Assurant Employee Benefits. These segments provide debt protection administration, credit insurance, warranties and service contracts, pre-funded funeral insurance, creditor–placed homeowners insurance, manufactured housing homeowners insurance, individual health and small employer group health insurance, group dental insurance, group disability insurance and group life insurance. In October 2008, it announced that it has completed its acquisition of Signal Holdings LLC, a provider of wireless handset protection programs and repair services, from Trident II L.P. On September 26, 2008, it completed the acquisition of Warranty Management Group business from GE Consumer & Industrial.
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